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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Wirral
Town
Eastham
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
G J Allen (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 15 March 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: C 15 March 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Chester
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67
Current location

Junction of Stanley Lane and Eastham Village Road
Eastham
Wirral
Merseyside
CH62 0AQ
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 36080 80097
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PEDESTAL SURMOUNTED BY THE FIGURE OF CHRIST WITH A CROSS NIMBUS, STANDING WITH ARMS OUTSTRETCHED AND HOLDING THE CROWN OF LIFE IN HIS HANDS. CARVED RELIEF DEPICTING TWO SERVICEMEN ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE PEDESTAL. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PEDESTAL. WREATHS AT THE TOP OF THE FOUR FACES OF THE PEDESTAL.
Inscription
(6 O'CLOCK FACE): IN HONOUR/ OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR/ 4 AUG 1914 TO 11 NOV 1918 (3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE): (NAMES) (12 O'CLOCK FACE): 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY SOUGHT THE GLORY OF THEIR COUNTRY/ THEY SEE THE GLORY OF GOD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, James
Andrews, Henry
Baker, Geoffrey
Bambery, Charles
Baxter, J Hugh
Bee, William L
Billington, Harrry A
Bolger, Thomas
Bradburn, Leonard S
Buchanan, William T
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, regiment, forenames
    Order of information: regiment THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname with Harry Billington added at the end
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 950MM, height 2650MM, width 1250MM
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • EASTHAM WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
STONE INSCRIPTION RECUT 1980S
Costs

Site: C £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: DONATED BY LADY VERNON, EASTHAM HOUSE
Responsibility
WIRRAL BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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